Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), a renowned academic health center, understands the importance of patient engagement and empowerment. The OHSU MyChart patient portal serves as a digital bridge, connecting patients with their healthcare providers and providing convenient access to a wealth of health information and services. Designed to enhance the patient experience and promote informed decision-making, MyChart is a valuable tool for anyone receiving care at OHSU.

What is OHSU MyChart?

MyChart is a secure online platform that acts as your personalized health hub. It allows you to view your medical records, schedule appointments, communicate with your care team, and access a variety of health-related resources—all from the comfort of your own home or on the go. Whether you’re managing a chronic condition, scheduling a routine checkup, or seeking information about your health, MyChart provides you with the tools to actively participate in your healthcare journey.

Accessing OHSU MyChart

There are two main ways to access your MyChart account:


Mobile App:

  • Download the “MyChart” app from the App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android).
  • Open the app and search for “OHSU.”
  • Enter your MyChart username and password.

Creating a MyChart Account

If you don’t have a MyChart account yet, you can create one in a few ways:

  • Activation Code: If you were recently seen at an OHSU clinic or hospital, you would have received an activation code. You can use this code to create your account online.
  • After Visit Summary: You might also find an activation code on your After Visit Summary.
  • Self-Enrollment: If you don’t have an activation code, you might be able to self-enroll online by providing your information and verifying your identity. Check the OHSU MyChart website for instructions.
  • In-Person Enrollment: You can also enroll in person at any OHSU registration desk.

Key Features of OHSU MyChart

MyChart offers a wide array of features designed to enhance your healthcare experience:

Medical Record Access:

  • View lab results, radiology reports, pathology reports, and other test results.
  • Review your medical history, including diagnoses, medications, allergies, immunizations, and surgical history.
  • Access visit summaries, clinical notes, and other documents related to your care.
  • Track your child’s growth and development (if applicable).

Appointment Management:

  • Schedule, reschedule, or cancel appointments with your OHSU providers.
  • View upcoming and past appointment details.
  • Receive appointment reminders.
  • Complete eCheck-in before your appointments.

Secure Messaging:

  • Communicate securely with your healthcare providers.
  • Ask questions, request prescription refills, or discuss your concerns.
  • Receive messages from your providers about test results, appointments, or other important health information.

Prescription Refills:

  • Request prescription refills online.
  • View your current medications and refill history.

Bill Pay:

  • View and pay your OHSU medical bills online.
  • Access billing statements and payment history.

Proxy Access:

  • Manage your child’s or other family member’s MyChart account.
  • Grant access to trusted individuals to view your medical records and help manage your healthcare.

Additional Features:

  • Access educational materials and resources about your health conditions.
  • Find an OHSU doctor or location.
  • View upcoming classes and events.
  • Track your health goals and progress.

Benefits of Using OHSU MyChart

  • Convenience: Manage your healthcare needs 24/7 from anywhere with internet access.
  • Empowerment: Take an active role in your health by staying informed about your medical information and treatment options.
  • Improved Communication: Easily and securely communicate with your healthcare team.
  • Time Efficiency: Save time by scheduling appointments, requesting refills, and accessing information online.
  • Enhanced Care Coordination: Facilitate better communication and coordination between your different healthcare providers.

Security and Privacy

OHSU takes the security and privacy of your health information very seriously:

  • HIPAA Compliance: MyChart adheres to the strict privacy standards of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Encryption: Your information is encrypted during transmission and storage to protect it from unauthorized access.
  • Secure Login: Access to your MyChart account requires a unique username and password.
  • Two-Factor Authentication: You can enable two-factor authentication for added security.


Q: How do I get an activation code for MyChart?

A: You can usually receive an activation code after visiting an OHSU facility, on your After Visit Summary, or by requesting one from your provider.

Q: Can I access my child’s or family member’s MyChart account?

A: Yes, you can request proxy access to manage their health information.

Q: Is there a mobile app for MyChart?

A: Yes, you can download the MyChart app for iOS and Android devices.

Q: What if I forget my username or password?

A: You can click on the “Forgot username?” or “Forgot password?” links on the login page to reset your credentials.

Q: Is MyChart secure?

A: Yes, MyChart utilizes robust security measures to protect your health information, including encryption and secure login procedures.

Q: How can I contact OHSU for help with MyChart?

A: You can contact the MyChart Help Desk through the portal or by calling 1-866-419-1276.

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